Buccaneers face Jets in Week 1 odds

Tampa Bay BuccaneersNew York Jets
Sep 8, 1:00 PM | Turf of MetLife Stadium

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs New York Jets Odds

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The potential train wreck that is the New York Jets begins its 2013 season when they play host to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday afternoon in New Jersey (1 pm ET, Fox).

With about a week to go before kick-off the Jets, who still aren't quite sure who's going to start at quarterback, were getting three points as home underdogs against the Bucs, who went 7-9 last year.

The Jets have been a reliable OVER bet in September (7-2 past 9) while the Bucs have trended heavily UNDER (8-2 past 10 season openers and 10-1 past 11 September games).

View Tampa Bay vs NY Jets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Jets in this one found them as 2.5-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 41.5 over at SportBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 24-rated Jets and the No. 14-ranked Buccaneers, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 22-17 result in favor of the Buccaneers.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 4-6

New York Jets Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 4-6

A few Buccaneers at Jets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing NY Jets
Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
NY Jets are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
NY Jets are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Jets last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Jets last 5 games

Next up:
Tampa Bay home to New Orleans, Sunday, September 15
NY Jets at New England, Thursday, September 12

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